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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, October 18, 2001


Advertiser Staff

The Advertiser publishes obituaries about people of interest to its readers as a free public service. Obituaries may be submitted by mortuaries or, with proof of death, by individuals in writing. Fax 525-8037 or write to Obituaries Editor, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802. Include a contact name and phone number. We reserve the right to edit for form, style and newsworthiness. Date of publication cannot be guaranteed. To publish paid death notices, call the classified ads department at 521-9111.

JOYCE JULITA ABARCA, 53, of Tucson, Ariz., died Oct. 12, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Waitress. Survived by sons, Joey Dela Sierra and Daniel Alo; daughter, Jodel Dela Sierra; sisters, Helen Fuellas, Julia Barbadillo, Rosita Galera, Norma Richardi and Abby Faye Batara; brothers, William and John Palin, Douglas and Bernard. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church; Mass 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

FLORENCE MATSUKO BAGA, 73, of Kane'ohe, died Oct. 2, 2001. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Survived by husband, Ray; son, Howard; daughters, Linda Majors and Marilyn Santiago; sister, Edith Tabarejo; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

MAGGIE GAGALA BARBA, 74, of Sacramento, Calif., formerly of 'Ewa Beach, Hawai'i, died Oct. 4, 2001. Born in Barrio 15, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by husband, Fabian; sons, Aster, Felix and Fabian Jr.; daughters, Linda Agustin, Chita Afaga, Josie Blue, Edna Aguada, Cynthia Agno and Jina Agustin; stepmother, Leocadia Gagala; 28 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Roosevelt Gagala; sisters, Francing Lazo, Sally Valencia, Evelyn Ang, Norma Martins and Jean Malijana. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; eulogy 7 p.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

FOUNTAIN FOX BEATTIE JR., 87, of Honolulu, died Oct. 14, 2001. Born in Greenville, S.C. A colonel retired from the U.S. Army. Survived by daughters, Ellen Beattie and Anna Beattie-Roberts; three grandchildren. Service 3 p.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

ANNA ELIZABETH CRUZADA, 83, of Honolulu, died Oct. 7, 2001. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. Retired from Hilton Hawaiian Village. Survived by sons, Raymond and Ernest Choy; brother, Joseph Botelho; sister, Margaret Simon; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 12:15 p.m. Burial at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

A.W. "BILL" CULLEN, 89, of Denver, Colo., died Jan. 19, 2001. He left Hawai'i in 1931 and spent his adult life mainly in Colorado. Trained as a geologist. Conducted oil field exploration for major oil and gas companies before starting his own consulting firm. Survived by companion, Marilyn Lewis; son, Pete Ghormley; sister, Harriet Campbell; brother, William "Buddy" Campbell; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation from 9 a.m. Wednesday at Kahikolu Congregational Church, Napo'opo'o, Kona, Hawai'i. Private scattering of ashes at sea off Kailua, Kona.

MELANIO "MANNY" TUGCAY DE GUZMAN, 61, of 'Ewa Beach, Hawai'i, died Oct. 15, 2001. Born in Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines. Retired chief petty officer with the U.S. Navy. Also a mortgage broker and Realtor Associates, president of Paniquinian Association of Hawaii. Survived by wife, Violeta; son, Arnelle; daughter, Arlene Alpuerto; two grandchildren; brother, Renato; sisters, Corazon Gochangco and Adelaida Ferrer; former wife, Luz. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; Mass 7 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.

YAEKO GUSHIKEN, 79, of Koloa, Kaua'i, died Oct. 15, 2001. Born in 'Ele'ele, Kaua'i. A licensed practical nurse with Koloa Clinic. Survived by husband, Yukichi; son, Maurice; daughter, Marcia Kodani; four grandchildren; brothers, Kogen Matsukawa, Tokiharu Matsukawa and Kiyo Matsukawa; sisters, Margaret Kahao and June Lee. Visitation 5 p.m. tomorrow at Koloa Union Church; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

IWAO HASHIRO, 97, of Kihei, Maui. A retired heavy equipment mechanic for HC&S. Survived by wife, Miyono; sons, Stanley, Edward, Fred and Gleen; daughters, Lillian Kaneshiro, Alice Kogasaka and Judy; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Itsuo. Private family service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

FRED MEGUMI IWAMOTO, 94, of Honolulu, died Sept. 11, 2001. Born in Hanamaulu, Kaua'i. A federal retiree. Survived by wife, Thelma; daughter, Mary Ann Ishikane; son, Rodney; a granddaughter; brothers, Richard, Gilbert and Lawrence; sisters, Ethel Omura, Doris Nagata and Lillian Yamada. Private service held.

HELEN F. JONES, 78, of Gainesville, Ga., died Oct. 16, 2001. Born in 'Ewa, O'ahu. A retired florist formerly of Honolulu. A member of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association. Survived by brothers, Giyozo Uyehara, Seiki Uyehara and Bobby Uyehara; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Hillside Funeral Home in Georgia.

KIRK CHI KONG LEE, 40, of Honolulu, died Oct. 13, 2001. Born in Concord, Calif. A retired U.S, Air Force lieutenant colonel. Survived by wife, Robyn; sons, Nathanael Jia-Ning, Robert Jia-Rey and Florian Tobias; daughter, Felicia Jia-Feng; parents, Leo and Felicia; brother, Samuel; sister, Gabriela Lee and Eugenie Tsao; grandmother, Agnes Tsow. Visitation 8 a.m. today at Camp H.M. Smith Chapel; service 9 a.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. today at Halawa Heights Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; service 11 a.m. Traditional attire. Burial Saturday at Oakmont Memorial Park, Lafayette, Calif. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

MARY PATRICIA MEHAN, 85, died Sept. 25, 2001. Mainland college dean. Survived by grandsons, Bill and Tom Hodges; great-grandchildren, Leslie, Patricia, Kayla and Kevin Hodges. Private services. Contact: Bill Hodges, 239-2812.

SEIICHI MIYASHIRO, 88, of Waipahu, died Oct. 10, 2001. Born in Hawai'i. Retired from Oahu Sugar Co. Survived by son, Lloyd; daughter, Patsy Man; five grandchildren; brother, Tatsuo Yamanoha. Private memorial service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary.

AMY SACHIKO NAGATA, 62, of Waiehu, Maui, died Oct. 15, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired school teacher. Survived by husband, Leonard; son, Nathan; daughter, Traci Ann Schmitt; brothers, Richard and Edward Harada; sister, Janet Kamasaki. Private services; inurnment later. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui.

MARTIN PARCHAMENTO OBRA, 92, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Oct. 12, 2001. Born in Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines. Retired Kilauea Military Camp carpenter; formerly with Pa'auilo Sugar Co. Survived by wife, Crispina; sons, Mario and Bert; daughters, Jaine Markell, Julie Farkas and Donna Lynn; brother, Bienvenido; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; Wake at 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Kea'au; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park.

RUFINO "PINONG" PEDRO, 67, of Honolulu, died Oct. 11, 2001. Retired Pacific Food Services cook. Born in Laoag City, Philippines. Survived by wife, Bibiana; sons, Late, Randy, Paul and Danny; daughters, Ruby Miles, Madelyn Quiming and Lucy Tacadena; sisters, Irenea Pedro and Gertrudis Felipe; seven grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 10 p.m. tomorrow at St. Philomena Church. Visitation also 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial noon at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

JAMES WILLIAM RILEY, 69, of 'Ewa Beach, died Oct. 6, 2001. Born in San Francisco, Calif. Retired Army staff sergeant. Survived by wife, Toshiko; sons, James Jr., Kenneth, John and Jack; daughter, Tina Sue; sister, Mary Jane Kane; six grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

MARY ALANA RODRIGUES, 71, of Honolulu, died Oct. 13, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A Salvation Army volunteer. Survived by sons, Bernard Monderen and Shawn Murdock; daughter, Caroline Bicoy; brother, Harvey Alana; sisters, Hannah Dayton, Christine Abafo and Miriam Monderen; 12 grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Jude Catholic Church; service 11 a.m. Inurnment 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

LILY S. SAKOGUCHI, 86, of Honolulu, died Oct. 3, 2001. Retired Canlis Charcoal Broiler waitress. Survived by daughter, Amy Freitas; two grandsons; two granddaughters; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Masuo and Howard Moriwaki; sisters, Shioko and Haruko Tsutsui, Esther Shaffer, Irene Kawachi and Hisako Uyemura. Private services. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

AILEEN CHEW LUN LAU TONG, 86, of Honolulu, died Oct. 13, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired Sears Roebuck & Co. sales associate. Survived by husband, Leland; sons, Dr. Wyman and Myron; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Wallace and Charles Lau; sisters, Muriel Marshall and Jean Wong. Visitation 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.

DOROTHY DOLORES VILLANUEVA, 85, of Honolulu, died Oct. 12, 2001. Born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. A retired Sheraton Waikiki housekeeper. Survived by daughters, Eleanor LaLuz, Nancy Wilson, Margaret Armitage and Janet Acosta; son, Daniel Fernandez; grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 12:30 p.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.